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Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia

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DELLATORRE, Gerson  and  CASTRO, Caio César Silva de. Do you know this syndrome?. An. Bras. Dermatol. [online]. 2012, vol.87, n.1, pp. 155-156. ISSN 0365-0596.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0365-05962012000100027.

The SAPHO syndrome (synovitis, acne, pustulosis, hyperostosis and osteitis) includes a group of findings characterized by bone lesions usually located on the anterior chest wall, often associated with skin lesions. We report the case of a 47 years old patient, with osteochondritis at costoesternal and manubrium-sternal joints, besides of palmar-plantar pustulosis. The diagnosis is predominantly clinical and there are several treatment options described in the literature.

Keywords : Acquired hyperostosis syndrome; Acne vulgaris; Psoriasis; Synovitis.

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